SHILLONG, Aug 05: State BJP MLA legislator Sanbor Shullai-MLA along with the members of the Shillong Cantonment Area Development Committee, met Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Parliament House office, New Delhi and submitted a memorandum pertaining to the grievances face by the residents of Shillong Cantonment areas as recommended by office of the Chief Minister of Meghalaya.
The MLA and the members of the Committee discussed the issues of transfer of Garrison Ground (Kyrkit Laban) to the State Sports Department to utilize it for the upcoming National Game 2022, fund allocation to the Shillong Cantonment board for various health hazard and developmental issues, up-gradation of Shillong Cantonment Hospital, Shillong,
Up-gradation of Shillong Cantonment U.P School (Estd. in 1947) to Higher Secondary CBSE Level, approval of revised Shillong Cantonment Board Building Bye-Laws from 2 (two) storied to 4 (Four) Storied at par with the State Building Bye Laws, approval for sanction the proposal of Shillong Cantonment Board for Additional beside other issues.
It was informed that the Defence Minister has given assurance to look into all the matter and refer the same to her concerned department for proper examination.